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Hummer is vandalized in upscale tree-hugger neighborhood

July 19, 2007 01:11 PM

From the Washington Post:

On a narrow, leafy street in Northwest Washington, where Prius hybrid cars and Volvos are the norm, one man bought a flashy gray Hummer that was too massive to fit in his garage.

So he parked the seven-foot-tall behemoth on the street in front of his house and smiled politely when his eco-friendly neighbors looked on in disapproval at his "dream car."

It lasted five days on the street before two masked men took a bat to every window, a knife to each 38-inch tire and scratched into the body: "FOR THE ENVIRON."

Oh the open-mindedness of the modern American environmentalist.  You don't like something, destroy it.  Can't sensible people simply agree that Hummers and Priuses are both tacky, and have no place in our common life?


The most amusing part is that it takes more energy to build and run a Prius. I have 1/2 a mind to buy a Hummer and drive it around town with 10lbs of air let out of each tire...

Anonymous   ·  July 20, 2007 08:28 AM

So sorry. That was me.

Mrs. Peperium   ·  July 20, 2007 08:29 AM

Considering the number of liberals that drive SUV's, including John Kerry, this liberal vandal could easily have gotten one of their own.

CincyJeff   ·  July 20, 2007 09:11 AM